Steamin’ towards March

Last month, it looked like Ohio St was going to win the Big Ten championship in a landslide. Now the Purdue Boilermakers are making their claim for a piece of that title. Some wrote the Boilermakers off after Robbie Hummel suffered another torn ACL. However, there was still plenty of talent left in the cupboardContinue reading “Steamin’ towards March”

Swamp Things

After a slow start to the season, the Florida Gators have distanced themselves from the pack in the SEC East. Tied for the overall lead in the league, they have easily been the most impressive team thus far in the SEC. Billy Donovan seems to finally getting his program back the level it enjoyed whenContinue reading “Swamp Things”

Weekend Bracket 2/19-2/20

Last Four In: Michigan St, Marquette, Gonzaga, Alabama Last Four Out: Virginia Commonwealth, Butler, Richmond, UAB Good for Games through 2/18 SOUTHWEST 1.Texas16.Long Beach St/Texas St Tulsa 8.Washington9.Memphis 5.North Carolina12.Gonzaga/Marquette Denver 4.Wisconsin13.Princeton 6.Kentucky11.Boston College Charlotte 3.Georgetown14.Miami(Oh) 7.St. John’s10.Utah St Tucson 2.San Diego St15.Bucknell WEST 1.Kansas16.Vermont Tulsa 8.UNLV9.West Virginia 5.Xavier12.Alabama/Michigan St Washington, D.C. 4.Louisville13.Oakland 6.Syracuse11.Baylor ChicagoContinue reading “Weekend Bracket 2/19-2/20”

Comeback ‘Cats

The return to prominence of Arizona has been remarkable under second-year coach Sean Miller. The Wildcats, who were thought to have fringe NCAA Tournament chances, are now almost at lock status with a high seed. Miller came to Arizona after a successful run at Xavier. He kept that program afloat after replacing Thad Matta, andContinue reading “Comeback ‘Cats”

Irish Eyes

Not many teams around the country have been as pleasant a surprise as Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish have gotten off to a great start this season led by seniors Ben Hansbrough and Tim Abromaitis. The Irish have already gone to Orlando and won the Old Spice Classic taking out Georgia and Wisconsin on itsContinue reading “Irish Eyes”